Qualifications and credentials:

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIL for Spanish and ACIL for German and Portuguese)
  • Member of the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters
  • First Class MA Honours in German, Spanish and Portuguese with distinctions in spoken Spanish and Portuguese awarded by the University of Glasgow
  • Bilingual Spanish/English upbringing
  • Background as a Translation Project Manager and In-house Translator in the UK and Spain
  • Considerable time spent living abroad (Germany, Switzerland, Portugal and Spain)
  • Began working in the translation industry in 2005
  • Translation and proofreading work provided for a variety of clients including the United Nations, the European Commission, a prominent Spanish literature magazine, audiovisual agencies, multinational banks, leading law firms, engineering companies and translation agencies. I have also carried out subtitling work for TV programmes and films as well as voiceover and interpreting work.